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fork

 
Noun fork has 5 senses
  1. fork - cutlery used for serving and eating food
    --1 is a kind of
    cutlery, eating utensil
    --1 has part: prong; tine
    --1 has particulars: carving fork; salad fork; tablefork; toasting fork
    Derived form: verb fork4
  2. branching, ramification, fork, forking - the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    --2 is a kind of division
    --2 has particulars: bifurcation; trifurcation; divarication; fibrillation
    Derived forms: verb bifurcate1, verb bifurcate2, verb fork3
  3. branch, fork, leg, ramification - a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork"
    --3 is a kind of subfigure
    --3 is a part of furcation, forking
    --3 has particulars: bifurcation; brachium
    Derived form: verb fork4
  4. fork - an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs
    --4 is a kind of
    tool
    --4 has part: prong
    --4 has particulars: hayfork
    Derived form: verb fork1
  5. crotch, fork - the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
    --5 is a kind of angle
    --5 is a part of body, organic structure, physical structure
Verb fork has 4 senses
  1. pitchfork, fork - lift with a pitchfork; "pitchfork hay"
    --1 is one way to lift
    Derived form: noun fork4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. fork - place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
    --2 is one way to
    attack, aggress
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate - divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
    --3 is one way to diverge
    Derived forms: noun fork2, noun forking1, noun forking2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. fork - shape like a fork; "She forked her fingers"
    --4 is one way to
    shape, form
    Derived forms: noun fork3, noun fork1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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